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Any way to trace when «учёный» became a noun?

I need to know the approximate time учёный was substantivised. Dahl has no separate entry for the word as either noun or adjective, but he does use it as a noun when defining other terms (e.g. «...
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Comma in the sentence with a dash with adjective as a subject

There is a sentence: Третий сидящий за столом - доминиканец... The question is: do I need a comma after "третий"? There could be 2 variants of interpretation of the sentence's structure: "Третий" ...
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Pronunciation of цель (and stressed -е- as /e/ in general)

What is the proper pronunciation of цель? For context, my choir is working on a Russian piece, and the transliteration we have is inconsistent and unreliable. I have been reading through Russian ...
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Why “не могу выехать из гаража” but “нельзя выезжать с территории завода”?

Going through some review on verbs of motion in Поехали II, page 40, was the following exercise. Я не умею водить машину и не могу ______ из гаража. So noting that it seemed a one-time, completed ...
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Как правильно - “наебну́лся” или “наёбнулся”?

Как правильно - наебну́лся или наёбнулся?